'I'm ashamed': Americans blame Trump after mom's deportation

As US takes harder line on immigration, mixed-status families are divided by deportation
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2 gang members on Texas 10 Most Wanted list captured

Two gang members on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list have been captured in Houston and Mexico
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3 stabbed, teen killed on Brooklyn corner; man, 25, arrested

A Brooklyn man has been arrested on murder and gang assault charges in a triple stabbing that left a 15-year-old dead
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5 Tennessee sites join National Register of Historic Places

Five Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places
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Abuse charges raise pressure to reunite immigrant families

The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody
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Americans in blended families cope with toll of deportation

As US takes harder line on immigration, mixed-status families are divided by deportation
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APNewsBreak: 1940 civil rights worker slaying case reopened

The investigation into the 1940 slaying of civil rights worker Elbert Williams in Tennessee is being reopened
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Arrests in South Texas drug investigation leak case

The 36-year-old boyfriend of the executive secretary of a small South Texas city has been arrested for impeding an investigation where she's charged with leaking city information to drug dealers
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Bomb technicians detonate mine in Puget Sound

The Coast Guard and Navy bomb technicians have detonated what they said appeared to be an unidentified mine floating in Puget Sound between Brownsville Marina and Bainbridge Island
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Brooklyn teen fatally shot in the head

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy died of a gunshot to the head on a Brooklyn basketball court
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Brooklyn teen stabbed to death; 2 other youths wounded

Police say a Brooklyn teenager was stabbed to death and two other youths were wounded. The 15-year-old was fatally stabbed in the abdomen Saturday during a street dispute in the borough's Brownsville neighborhood
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Chief: Stray bullet caused small fire at Shedd pistol club

An eastern Oregon fire chief says a stray bullet caused a small fire in one of the pistol bays at a Shedd rifle and pistol club
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Coburg woman returns to roots, find happiness in farm work

Marie Bowers never thought she would spend her life working on a farm
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Deportations take unique toll on blended American families

As US takes harder line on immigration, mixed-status families are divided by deportation
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El Salvadoran refugees stuck between 2 worlds

On Sept. 9, 2019, barring any legislative change, a large swath of immigrants who fled their Central American homes looking for safer, better lives will be sent back to El Salvador.
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Ex-Texas sheriff gets sentence reduced for racketeering

A federal judge has reduced the sentence of a former South Texas sheriff who pleaded guilty to heading a criminal enterprise that protected drug traffickers
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Federal judge denies states' request to end DACA

A federal judge has declined to order that the U.S. government stop the Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation
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Floating nuclear plant to be dismantled in Texas

Crews in Galveston have completed work on a former World War II-era military cargo ship that previously served as a barge-mounted nuclear reactor
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Immigrant parents fight chaotic system for their children

The U.S. government's confusing and improvised system to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border has left hundreds of parents in limbo
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Man ready to ply Monongahela waters with renovated riverboat

Michael Hughes is renovating a riverboat at his home in Millsboro
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Mine found floating in Puget Sound from 2005 naval exercise

The U.S. Navy says the mine found floating in Puget Sound Tuesday was an inert mine used during a 2005 exercise at its Naval Undersea Warfare Command in Keyport
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New Hampshire lawyer helps reunite families seeking asylum

New Hampshire lawyer helps reunite families seeking asylum
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Oil boom in West Texas means challenges to transport crude

Oil producers in the Permian Basin, dealing with a shortage of pipelines, are increasingly turning to trucks and rail to ship the flood of crude from the West Texas oil field to refineries and export terminals on the Gulf Coast
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Police seek 3 men in assault over Confederate flag

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon is looking for three men as part of an investigation into the assault of a black teenager at a country music festival
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Police: Man slashed woman in face in Brooklyn

Police in New York City are searching for a man who they say slashed a woman in the face. WABC-TV reports the attack happened in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Monday night
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Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
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Sex abuse claims raise pressure to reunite migrant families

Allegations that three immigrant children were sexually abused in U.S. custody are raising pressure on the Trump administration to more quickly reunite families separated at the Mexican border
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Small plane crashes at site of country music festival

Authorities say a pilot was injured when his small plane crashed at the site of a recently-held country music festival south of Salem near Brownsville
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Son of imprisoned ex-Mexican cartel leader also gets prison

The son of an imprisoned former Mexican drug cartel leader must serve more than two years behind bars for falsely claiming to be a U.S. law enforcement officer and flashing a gun at a Texas bar
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Street flooding, canceled classes due to Texas coastal rain

A tropical disturbance is bringing heavy rain to already saturated areas along the Texas Gulf Coast, resulting in street flooding and prompting some schools to cancel or cut short classes
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Texas shrimp industry crippled by immigrant visa cap

The Texas shrimp industry is facing a worker shortage as a result of the federal cap on U.S. visas for immigrant seasonal workers
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Tiger cub abandoned at Texas border gets new, permanent home

A live tiger cub that was abandoned in a duffel bag at the U.S. border is settling into his new home in Texas
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Trial set for agent accused of lying about citizenship

A new trial date has been set for a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in southern Arizona accused of falsely claiming he was born in the United States
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Unexploded device floating in Puget Sound near Bainbridge

The Coast Guard is responding to a reported "unexploded ordinance" adrift in the water between Brownsville Marina and Bainbridge Island
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Unexploded mine found floating in Puget Sound

The Coast Guard and Navy bomb technicians have responded to what they said appeared to be an unidentified mine floating in Puget Sound between Brownsville Marina and Bainbridge Island
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Unexploded mine found floating in Puget Sound detonated

The Coast Guard and Navy bomb technicians have responded to what they said appeared to be an unidentified mine floating in Puget Sound between Brownsville Marina and Bainbridge Island
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Volunteers help immigrants released from center in Texas

Volunteers from faith-based and grassroots organizations have spent their early morning for several weeks helping people released from an immigrant detention center in South Texas prepare for their journeys across the country
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Woman who survived Las Vegas shooting becomes officer

A woman who survived the mass shooting in Las Vegas less than a year ago has been sworn in as the newest member of the Springfield Police Department
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